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Miles, Edmund

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Eden, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/12/61, m/i 9/16/61, Pvt, Co. D, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Burlington, VT
Death: 11/26/1915

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Elmwood Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Obituary

BURIAL TO BE AT NORTHFIELD

EDMUND MILES CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIED AT MONTPELIER

Edmund Miles, a native of Rumney, N. H., but almost a life long resident of Vermont, and a Veteran of the Civil War, passed away yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at his home, 73 Main Street, Montpelier, after a two year illness with heart trouble, and complication of diseases.

The deceased was a son 0f Mr. and Mrs. William Miles, and was born Oct. 22, 1838. At the age of 14 years he removed, with his parents, to Craftsbury, and then to Eden. He enlisted from the latter place in Company D. 5th Vermont Regiment, Sept. 16, 1861, and served until the end of the war, being mustered out June 29, 1865. His three brothers and his father also enlisted in the same regiment, and one brother, Henry, died in Andersonville prison.

After peace had been declared between North and South. Mr. . Miles returned to Craftsbury, and conducted a farm, and for 20 years resided in Northfield, going to Montpelier about eight years ago.

He leaves a wife and five children; Andrew Miles of Albany, Herald of Athol, Mass., and Philip of Montpelier, and Mrd. W. N. Parker and Mrs. Ida Frost of Montpelier, also, one sister Mrs. Anna J. Knapp of Northfield, and one brother Stephen, of Ocatink, Va. also survive.

He was a member of Brooks Post, G. A. R., and belonged to the Washington County Veterans Association.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning from his late home, burial will be at Northfield.

Source: Barre Daily Times, Nov. 27, 1915
Courtesy of Deanna French

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